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The Lute Player (Caravaggio) - Background
... These included Galileo Galilei, but more notably Giovanni Battista della Porta, revered as the seer of scientific curiosity at the turn of the century, who ... The circle of Della Porta was significant for Caravaggio later on in Naples, where the commission for the Seven Acts of Mercy seems to have emanated from Giovanni Batista ... correspond with those illustrated by Giovanni Battista della Porta in his Magia Naturale (Naples, 1589) as ones corresponding to vision, from the marigold that looks like the Sun, the yellow cornflower that looks like ...
Mannerist Architecture - Mannerism - Giacomo Della Porta
... Giacomo della Porta, (c.1533–1602), was famous as the architect who made the dome of St Peter’s Basilica a reality ... about speculation as to whether the changes originated with della Porta or with Michelangelo himself ... Della Porta spent nearly all his working life in Rome, designing villas, palazzi and churches in the Mannerist style ...
Guglielmo Della Porta
... Guglielmo della Porta (c ... His father Giovanni Battista della Porta was a sculptor ... Della Porta provided legs for the Farnese Hercules when it was first excavated when the original legs were found some years later, Michelangelo recommended that Della Porta's legs be retained ...
Leonardo Garzoni - Works
... Garzoni’s only extant work, the Due trattati sopra la natura, e le qualità della calamita, is the first known example of a modern treatment of ... Garzoni’s treatise was known also to Giovanni Battista Della Porta and William Gilbert ... Even if the Jesuit is never mentioned, both Della Porta’s Magia Naturalis (1589) and Gilbert’s De Magnete (1600) shows a heavy dependence on Garzoni’s treatise ...